The Badger Den – Lady Badgers beat Bryce Valley

Wayne’s Abby Stevens (24) sets a pick for Hannah Williams (15) during a bout with the Lady T-birds in this archive photo.

BICKNELL – Wayne High School’s Lady Badger basketball team beat Bryce Valley’s Lady Mustangs, 31-27, on their home court in Bicknell Friday. 

Bryce Valley built a four-point lead in the front half of the game scoring 11 points in the first quarter to the Lady Badgers’ six points. The Lady Badgers scored six more points during the second stanza and held the Lady Mustangs to five points. The squads split for halftime with the Lady Mustangs leading 16-12. 

The Lady Badgers came back strong during the third quarter and turned the four-point deficit into a four-point advantage outscoring the Lady Mustangs 12-4. Both squads posted seven points during the final eight-minute stretch for a final score of 31-27 in favor of the Lady Badgers. 

The Lady Badgers will host Escalante’s Lady Moquis in Bicknell today, Jan. 9. After which, they will travel to Orderville for a matchup with the Lady Buffaloes of Valley High School Wednesday, Jan. 15. Both bouts are scheduled to tip-off at 7 p.m. 

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